Drug pusher shot dead in Sacol island PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 19 July 2016 13:43

An alleged notorious drug pusher was gunned down outside their house in the latest round of operations in the war against drugs in Zamboanga City.

Culianan Police Station chief Sr. Insp. Elmer Solon said Jul Akab Mohammadnur Arasad, 39, married was shot in Barangay Tictabon, Sacol Island last Sunday night. He sustained multiple bullet wounds in the body and died on the spot.

Initial investigation showed that Arasad arrived home from Arena Blanco around 6 p.m. and an hour later he was seen standing outside their house in a dimly lit corner where gunfires were heard by his relatives.

Moments later, Arasad was discovered dead with bullet wounds in the different parts of the body.

Police said that Arasad was known as a notorious drug pusher in Sacol Island. He reportedly refused to submit himself to authorities amid the mass “surrender” of drug suspects

Arasad had been active in selling shabu to drug addicts in the island. – Dan Toribio